The Most Reverend Alan John Knight CMG DD (also rendered John Alan; also spelled Allan; 1902–29 November 1979) was a long serving Bishop of Guyana from 1937 until his death; and for much of that time Archbishop of the West Indies.
He was educated at Owens School  and Cambridge University and ordained in 1926. He was Chaplain at University College School and then Curate at St James’, Enfield Highway after which he was Headmaster of Adisadel College. In 1937 he was elevated to the Episcopate. A Sub-Prelate of the Order of St John of Jerusalem and prominent Freemason, he died in post on 29 November 1979.
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